1607 Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro Multis In Locis Emendatus

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Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro Multis In Locis Emendatus auctore Petro Kaerio anno 1607

By: Petro Kaerio

Date: 1604

Original size: 16 x 22.5 inches (40.6 cm x 57.15 cm) 

This is a spectacular reproduction of the extremely rare 1604  Petrus Kaerius double hemisphere World map. It is based on a map by Plancius of 1594, which was the first printed map to incorporate decorative allegorical figures as embellishments in spaces surrounding the hemispheres.The elaborate borders were inspired by drawings in the works of cartographer Theodore de Bry, published a few years earlier, and established a pattern of cartographical decoration that lasted over a century.

The map has great significance geographically, especially in its depiction of the Arctic and the Far East, and was an important influence in the ongoing search for a North-West Passage. Barents (for whom the Sea is named) had been persuaded by Plancius himself to make three voyages in search of it, and this map was used as cartographic encouragement. This beautiful reproduction will provide endless opportunities for exploring what was known of the world in the early seventeenth century. 

Inventory #81000


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